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Meet the Team

A company is only as good as its people, and our team is fantastic!

PCRG recruits and retains top-quality clinical staff across Australia and New Zealand through rigorous screening. Our Clinical Research Associates and Clinical Trial Assistants are highly experienced and well-qualified.

We invest in ongoing training to keep our team updated on emerging technologies and clinical advancements.


Qualifications: BSc (Hons), Biomedical Science
  • 14-year PCRG veteran; leads clinical trial deployment
  • Seasoned Triallist – monitored studies of all sizes (global/multi-national) and Phase I, II, III, IV
  • Serves as senior point of contact from inception through completion
  • Deep knowledge of local/international regulatory needs

JULES BLIGH – Operations Director

Qualifications: B.Arts (Business)
  • Oversees daily global operations, ensuring operational excellence, superior quality and compliance
  • Experienced in clinical research and biotechnology across Government and private enterprise
  • Serves as senior point of contact from inception through completion
  • Ensures best practices; performance optimization and safety across all sponsors

CHARISSA MILLER – Project Manager

Qualifications: Master of Nursing
  • Based in Auckland, New Zealand, Charissa and has been with PCRG for more than 5 years.
  • A former Emergency and Pediatric Nurse, Charissa worked as a Study Coordinator and Research Manager at the Children’s Hospital, New Zealand. She moved into a CRA role with PPD, before joining PCRG to lead our NZ operations. 
  • At PCRG Charissa works not only closely with our New Zealand sites; she also leads multiple clinical trials in Australia.

PETER HANRAHAN – Clinical Field Specialist

Qualifications: RN (Psych), Diploma in Business Management
  • Peter joined the PCRG team as a Clinical Field Specialist in 2021 to support a series of national studies. 
  • Currently based in Brisbane, Peter has worked in the medical field for more than 30 years at Bard, Medtronic, Volcano and Edwards. 
  • Peter works closely with our clinical sites and Investigators across Australia and New Zealand on behalf of international Sponsors. He ensures premium device and clinical support to our Sponsors, clinical teams and their patients.